Bag-shaped redware jar

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 144

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 7 cm (3 3/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2946

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware (P ware); globular, bag-shaped jar; rounded base; rolled, everted rim; slipped, slightly pitted. Good condition, rim damaged. Traces of adhesive on rim.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 144/10. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition